Egyptian Steatite Plaque For Tehutmes III. Fine Carvings.

Item Description

C. 1570-1293 BC – Dynasty XVIII, New Kingdom

A fine example of an oval, double-sided plaque containing hieroglyphs that form the name MEN KEPPER RA for Tehutmes III, with hieroglyphs either side. The other side features a hare flanked by a sun disc and an ankh, which symbolises the symbol of life.

In excellent condition with fine carvings to hieroglyphs.

Ref: Scarabs And Cylinders With Names by Petrie; similar example to Plate XXVIII, no. 78.

Provenance: Ex Royal Athena Gallery. Ex J. L. Collection.

Size: 15mm length



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